Seattle Sidelines

Patterson: It was ugly, but XFL has foundation to work with

The Dragons’ winning home opener wasn’t the best football, but Seattle fans loved it anyway.

 

Quarterback Brandon Silvers and the rest of the XFL’s Seattle Dragons make their home debut Saturday at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/Will Newton)

POLL RESULTS: Genuine interest in the XFL’s Seattle Dragons

Nearly half of the responders gave their interest level in the Dragons a ‘thumbs up.’

 

Patterson: Spring is a chance for a glimpse of the M’s future

The players to watch this spring training are those not on Seattle’s 40-man roster.

 

Meadowdale High School graduate Connor Hamlett and the rest of the Seattle Dragons are hoping the XFL proves a hit with the fans. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL: What is your interest level in the Seattle Dragons?

The XFL, the latest attempt at a second professional football league, arrives in Seattle on Saturday.

Meadowdale High School graduate Connor Hamlett and the rest of the Seattle Dragons are hoping the XFL proves a hit with the fans. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Sofia Kenin, who won the Australian Open title last Saturday, is part of the U.S. team for the Fed Cup tie against Latvia that is being played Friday and Saturday at Angel of the Winds Arena. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

POLL RESULTS: Enthusiasm for the Fed Cup in Everett

Voters are pumped for the international women’s tennis event this weekend at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Sofia Kenin, who won the Australian Open title last Saturday, is part of the U.S. team for the Fed Cup tie against Latvia that is being played Friday and Saturday at Angel of the Winds Arena. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Serena Williams and the rest of the U.S. women’s tennis team are aiming to beat Latvia when the nations square off in a Fed Cup tie this weekend at Angel of the Winds Arena. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

POLL: What do you think of the Fed Cup coming to Everett?

Women’s tennis’ biggest international competition pits the U.S. vs. Latvia at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Serena Williams and the rest of the U.S. women’s tennis team are aiming to beat Latvia when the nations square off in a Fed Cup tie this weekend at Angel of the Winds Arena. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) argues a penalty call with umpire Paul King (121) during a game against the Tennessee Titans in 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

A full transcript of the Richard Sherman responses

Check out what readers had to say about the former Seahawks icon going to the Super Bowl with the 49ers.

Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) argues a penalty call with umpire Paul King (121) during a game against the Tennessee Titans in 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Patterson: Fan responses decidely in favor of Richard Sherman

Seahawks fans, mostly, seem to be rooting for the ex-Seattle star, but against the 49ers.

Patrick Mahomes (15) and the Kansas City Chiefs are the voters’ pick to win Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV against the San Francisco 49ers. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

POLL RESULTS: The Chiefs are the Super Bowl pick

Nearly two-thirds of the voters predict Kansas City will beat San Francisco in Sunday’s big game.

Patrick Mahomes (15) and the Kansas City Chiefs are the voters’ pick to win Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV against the San Francisco 49ers. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo throws in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs during a preseason game on Aug. 24 at Arrowhead Stadium. (Chris Ochsner/Kansas City Star/TNS)

POLL: Which team prevails in Super Bowl LIV?

The AFC-champion Kansas City Chiefs and NFC-champion San Francisco 49ers square off Sunday in Miami.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo throws in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs during a preseason game on Aug. 24 at Arrowhead Stadium. (Chris Ochsner/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales, left, spoke Thursday about what it was like suspecting the Houston Astros and other teams were illegally stealing pitch signs. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Patterson: A peek behind the curtain of the Astros scandal

Mariners pitcher Marco Gonzales reveals what it was like as a victim of Houston’s illicit sign stealing.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales, left, spoke Thursday about what it was like suspecting the Houston Astros and other teams were illegally stealing pitch signs. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch was suspended by Major League Baseball and subsequently fired by the team as a result of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

POLL RESULTS: Astros should be stripped of 2017 championship

A whopping 80 percent of voters said Houston should lose its title over its sign-stealing scandal.

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch was suspended by Major League Baseball and subsequently fired by the team as a result of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Love him? Hate him? Send us your thoughts on Richard Sherman

The former outspoken Seahawks star is going to the Super Bowl with the rival San Francisco 49ers.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, center, celebrates with teammates after their win in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays in Houston, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Houston won 6-1, and advances to the AL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

POLL: Should the Astros lose their 2017 World Series title?

Houston’s sign-stealing scandal cost jobs and fines, but no forfeiture of games.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, center, celebrates with teammates after their win in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays in Houston, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Houston won 6-1, and advances to the AL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
D.K. Metcalf and the Seattle Seahawks received a B grade from the majority of poll voters for the 2019 season. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

POLL RESULTS: Seahawks given good, not great, grade for 2019

The majority of voters — 62 percent — awarded Seattle a B for the just-completed season.

D.K. Metcalf and the Seattle Seahawks received a B grade from the majority of poll voters for the 2019 season. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Snohomish County almost had a historic hoops moment

Local players were on the verge of being on both of the No. 1 college basketball teams in the country.

5 key questions the Seahawks face this offseason

Whether or not Seattle will re-sign DE Jadeveon Clowney is the top thing to keep an eye on.

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks had a crazy 2019 season. (AP Photo/Greg Trott)

POLL: Grade the Seahawks for their 2019 season

Seattle finished 11-5, lost in the divisional round of the playoffs, and always played close games.

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks had a crazy 2019 season. (AP Photo/Greg Trott)

Once again, Davidson puts Silvertips in position to succeed

Everett’s GM improved the team for this season and the future with a number of recent deals.

POLL RESULTS: Voters conflicted about Clowney’s hit on Wentz

Not a penalty? Penalty? Ejection? Fine? All the options received at least some support.

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